Magnet Schools Best High Schools

Magnet schools are public high schools that attract the most talented students in a region using an application process that typically involves test scores and grade point averages. The following are the nation's best magnet schools, as calculated by U.S. News. Read the full methodology.

Magnet Rank School Students / Teachers College Readiness
#277
1595 BATHGATE AVE
BRONX, NY 10457

13:1
Near National Avg

590 Students

44 Teachers

15.2
Near National Avg

26% Tested (AP®)

12% Passed (AP®)

#276
8200 WEST TROPICAL PARKWAY
LAS VEGAS, NV 89149

22:1
Larger than National Avg

1,881 Students

86 Teachers

15.6
Near National Avg

27% Tested (AP®)

12% Passed (AP®)

#275
301 NORTH HOOPER ST
CARO, MI 48723

19:1
Larger than National Avg

591 Students

31 Teachers

16.0
Near National Avg

28% Tested (AP®)

12% Passed (AP®)

#274
90 LIVINGSTON BLVD
GAYLORD, MI 49735

20:1
Larger than National Avg

1,063 Students

52 Teachers

16.0
Near National Avg

21% Tested (AP®)

14% Passed (AP®)

#273
275 ASYLUM ST
HARTFORD, CT 06103

14:1
Near National Avg

672 Students

48 Teachers

16.3
Near National Avg

21% Tested (AP®)

15% Passed (AP®)

#272
715 UNIVERSITY PARKWAY
NATCHITOCHES, LA 71457

7:1
Smaller than National Avg

322 Students

44 Teachers

16.7
Near National Avg

17% Tested (AP®)

17% Passed (AP®)

#271
3000 EAST TREMONT AVE
BRONX, NY 10461

18:1
Larger than National Avg

460 Students

26 Teachers

16.8
Near National Avg

27% Tested (AP®)

13% Passed (AP®)

#270
10351 SE MARICAMP RD
OCALA, FL 34472

19:1
Larger than National Avg

1,628 Students

84 Teachers

16.8
Near National Avg

25% Tested (AP®)

14% Passed (AP®)

#269
1250 NORTH OAK RD
DAVISON, MI 48423

22:1
Larger than National Avg

1,540 Students

71 Teachers

16.9
Near National Avg

19% Tested (AP®)

16% Passed (AP®)

#268
2780 RESERVOIR AVE
BRONX, NY 10468

15:1
Near National Avg

397 Students

26 Teachers

16.9
Near National Avg

32% Tested (AP®)

12% Passed (AP®)

#267
101 PARK AVE
BROOKLYN, NY 11205

14:1
Near National Avg

493 Students

34 Teachers

17.4
Near National Avg

29% Tested (AP®)

14% Passed (AP®)

#266
183 PALMER RD
YONKERS, NY 10701

14:1
Near National Avg

1,172 Students

85 Teachers

17.7
Near National Avg

30% Tested (AP®)

13% Passed (AP®)

#265
925 ASTOR AVE
BRONX, NY 10469

20:1
Larger than National Avg

501 Students

25 Teachers

17.7
Near National Avg

30% Tested (AP®)

14% Passed (AP®)

#264
1400 JACKSON KELLER RD
SAN ANTONIO, TX 78213

13:1
Near National Avg

2,288 Students

171 Teachers

17.8
Near National Avg

36% Tested (AP®)

12% Passed (AP®)

#263
3787 BEDFORD AVE
BROOKLYN, NY 11229

23:1
Larger than National Avg

3,155 Students

140 Teachers

17.8
Near National Avg

28% Tested (AP®)

15% Passed (AP®)

#262
6200 ASHWOOD ST
ANCHORAGE, AK 99507

18:1
Larger than National Avg

479 Students

26 Teachers

17.9
Near National Avg

29% Tested (AP®)

14% Passed (AP®)

#261
1119 BEDFORD AVE
BROOKLYN, NY 11217

17:1
Larger than National Avg

363 Students

21 Teachers

18.0
Near National Avg

41% Tested (AP®)

10% Passed (AP®)

#260
2600 PUTTY HILL AVE
BALTIMORE, MD 21234

14:1
Near National Avg

1,616 Students

116 Teachers

18.1
Near National Avg

25% Tested (AP®)

16% Passed (AP®)

#259
904 MARQUETTE AVE
SAULT SAINTE MARIE, MI 49783

23:1
Larger than National Avg

865 Students

38 Teachers

18.1
Near National Avg

23% Tested (AP®)

17% Passed (AP®)

#258
8100 WISE AVE
BALTIMORE, MD 21222

15:1
Near National Avg

1,469 Students

100 Teachers

18.4
Near National Avg

29% Tested (AP®)

15% Passed (AP®)

#257
2780 RESEVOIR AVE
BRONX, NY 10468

16:1
Near National Avg

468 Students

30 Teachers

18.5
Near National Avg

34% Tested (AP®)

13% Passed (AP®)

#256
1710 CIRBY WAY
ROSEVILLE, CA 95661

N/A
N/A

1,570 Students

N/A Teachers

18.6
Near National Avg

26% Tested (AP®)

16% Passed (AP®)

#255
1400 WEST OLNEY AVE
PHILADELPHIA, PA 19141

20:1
Larger than National Avg

1,124 Students

57 Teachers

19.0
Near National Avg

38% Tested (AP®)

13% Passed (AP®)

#254
1301 EASTLAWN DR
MIDLAND, MI 48642

20:1
Larger than National Avg

1,590 Students

81 Teachers

19.0
Near National Avg

21% Tested (AP®)

18% Passed (AP®)

#253
151 T ST NE
WASHINGTON, DC 20002

14:1
Near National Avg

689 Students

48 Teachers

19.1
Near National Avg

60% Tested (AP®)

5% Passed (AP®)

#252
820 FOURTH AVE
CHULA VISTA, CA 91911

N/A
N/A

2,670 Students

N/A Teachers

19.1
Near National Avg

32% Tested (AP®)

15% Passed (AP®)

#251
5800 20TH AVE
BROOKLYN, NY 11204

21:1
Larger than National Avg

3,423 Students

167 Teachers

19.2
Near National Avg

25% Tested (AP®)

17% Passed (AP®)

#250
345 EAST 15TH ST
NEW YORK, NY 10003

23:1
Larger than National Avg

1,724 Students

76 Teachers

19.2
Near National Avg

38% Tested (AP®)

13% Passed (AP®)

#249
2975 TIBBETTS AVE
BRONX, NY 10463

16:1
Near National Avg

1,119 Students

69 Teachers

19.2
Near National Avg

32% Tested (AP®)

15% Passed (AP®)

#248
7651 WELLINGTON WAY
SAN DIEGO, CA 92111

N/A
N/A

484 Students

N/A Teachers

19.5
Near National Avg

35% Tested (AP®)

14% Passed (AP®)

#247
7675 MAGNOLIA AVE
RIVERSIDE, CA 92504

N/A
N/A

2,140 Students

N/A Teachers

19.7
Near National Avg

39% Tested (AP®)

13% Passed (AP®)

#246
4445 SOUTH DREXEL BLVD
CHICAGO, IL 60653

16:1
Near National Avg

940 Students

58 Teachers

19.7
Near National Avg

46% Tested (AP®)

11% Passed (AP®)

#245
5720 MARSHALL AVE
NEWPORT NEWS, VA 23605

19:1
Larger than National Avg

432 Students

23 Teachers

19.8
Near National Avg

65% Tested (AP®)

5% Passed (AP®)

#244
23RD AND RITNER STS
PHILADELPHIA, PA 19145

18:1
Larger than National Avg

495 Students

28 Teachers

20.1
Near National Avg

51% Tested (AP®)

10% Passed (AP®)

#243
1600 WEST NORRIS ST
PHILADELPHIA, PA 19121

25:1
Larger than National Avg

706 Students

28 Teachers

20.1
Near National Avg

51% Tested (AP®)

10% Passed (AP®)

#242
5445 NORTH PALM AVE
FRESNO, CA 93704

N/A
N/A

2,610 Students

N/A Teachers

20.2
Near National Avg

32% Tested (AP®)

16% Passed (AP®)

#241
2501 5TH AVE NORTH
ST PETERSBURG, FL 33713

19:1
Larger than National Avg

2,207 Students

119 Teachers

20.2
Near National Avg

32% Tested (AP®)

16% Passed (AP®)

#240
1363 FULTON AVE
BRONX, NY 10456

18:1
Larger than National Avg

359 Students

20 Teachers

20.4
Near National Avg

54% Tested (AP®)

9% Passed (AP®)

#239
15 VERNON ST
HARTFORD, CT 06106

17:1
Larger than National Avg

375 Students

22 Teachers

20.5
Near National Avg

34% Tested (AP®)

16% Passed (AP®)

#238
1200 MAROON DR
ELGIN, IL 60120

20:1
Larger than National Avg

2,367 Students

121 Teachers

20.6
Near National Avg

27% Tested (AP®)

18% Passed (AP®)

#237
3500 R ST NW
WASHINGTON, DC 20007

39:1
Larger than National Avg

506 Students

13 Teachers

20.7
Near National Avg

47% Tested (AP®)

12% Passed (AP®)

#236
14325 GOLDENWEST ST
WESTMINSTER, CA 92683

N/A
N/A

2,699 Students

N/A Teachers

20.7
Near National Avg

27% Tested (AP®)

19% Passed (AP®)

#235
3224 CORP KENNEDY ST
BAYSIDE, NY 11361

26:1
Larger than National Avg

3,628 Students

142 Teachers

21.2
Near National Avg

28% Tested (AP®)

19% Passed (AP®)

#234
177 COLLEGE ST
NEW HAVEN, CT 06511

12:1
Smaller than National Avg

624 Students

52 Teachers

21.2
Near National Avg

48% Tested (AP®)

12% Passed (AP®)

#233
10151 NW 19TH AVE
MIAMI, FL 33147

21:1
Larger than National Avg

1,529 Students

74 Teachers

21.3
Near National Avg

46% Tested (AP®)

13% Passed (AP®)

#232
122 AMSTERDAM AVE
NEW YORK, NY 10023

13:1
Near National Avg

502 Students

38 Teachers

21.4
Near National Avg

51% Tested (AP®)

11% Passed (AP®)

#231
751 DOVE AVE
MIAMI SPRINGS, FL 33166

23:1
Larger than National Avg

1,929 Students

84 Teachers

21.5
Near National Avg

37% Tested (AP®)

17% Passed (AP®)

#230
200 CONGRESS AVE
SAGINAW, MI 48602

29:1
Larger than National Avg

639 Students

22 Teachers

21.6
Near National Avg

29% Tested (AP®)

19% Passed (AP®)

#229
1601 VIKING DR
SHREVEPORT, LA 71101

19:1
Larger than National Avg

1,126 Students

60 Teachers

21.8
Near National Avg

26% Tested (AP®)

20% Passed (AP®)

#228
10700 FORD ST
MENDOCINO, CA 95460

N/A
N/A

168 Students

N/A Teachers

21.8
Near National Avg

33% Tested (AP®)

18% Passed (AP®)

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High School Rankings By State

About The Awards

Gold — Top 500 schools based on highest college readiness

Silver — High-performing schools with lower college readiness

Bronze — High-performing schools based on state exam performance, listed alphabetically

Award Distribution

Name Award Distribution
Gold 2
Silver 7
Bronze 13
Non-medaled 78

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